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Dryer turns on and runs but does not heat up or dry clothes. Dryer is Whirlpool Cabrio and only about 6 months old and still under warranty

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  • hhspatsfan Apr 01, 2011

    There is no airflow out of the dryer and therefore none out of the home



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Check your breaker, by turning FULLY off and back on. Check for good air flow at the rear of the machine, and the same at the exit of the building.....

Posted on Mar 27, 2011

  • hhspatsfan Mar 27, 2011

    Gas dryer and gas is on all the way, air is coming out of the home from the vent. When you put wet whites in the dryer and set it to normal- is sets for 32 minutes but runs for about 10 then beeps. Open it up and feel steam but clothes do not dry at all. It takes 60-70 minutes to even get the clothes to where they are not damp.

  • Mike Mar 27, 2011

    So, what about the air flow tests? Steam certainly indicates heat is present, so then the equasion is air flow. Do those two tests and see what you find....air flow at rear of machine and air flow at exit of building (air flow volume)



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